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SPECIAL REPORT: Why open defecation is prevalent across Nigeria
From Lagos, to Abuja and Awka, Nigerians give reasons why they adopt open defecation.
INVESTIGATION: Communities suffer as abandoned constituency projects litter Ondo
Across communities in Ondo state, federal water, health and education projects are abandoned despite being given yearly budgetary allocations.
INVESTIGATION: Why Osun MKO Abiola airport failed (2)
“The concessionaire did not have the financial capacity to do the job. That was the reason for the failure. He deceived the state government.”
SPECIAL REPORT: How Buhari’s PFI programme boosts fertiliser supply for farming in Nigeria
Despite its successes however, farmers point out the challenges in the scheme.
INVESTIGATION: Osun MKO Abiola Airport in ruins despite multi-billion naira funding, concession (1)
The airport conceived by Osun State Government has been abandoned
INVESTIGATION: Nigeria drivers’ licence fraud, how officials manipulate processes (2)
From Lagos to Ogun, Oyo and Kwara, officials have designed various ways of making illegal money by cheating the system.
SPECIAL REPORT: Forgotten Communities: How displaced children, other IDPs suffer in Lagos (2)
For former residents of Otodo Gbame, it is a seemingly unending tale of hunger, suffering and abandonment.
How Nigerian agency mismanaged N1.3 billion on ghost contracts, poorly executed projects, others – Audit Report
Officials of the agency and contractors were asked to return hundreds of millions of Naira.
SPECIAL REPORT: From Marriage To Neglect: The anguish of Sokoto’s underage brides
In Sokoto, the rights of hundreds of betrothed girl children are infringed upon.
EXCLUSIVE: Panama Papers: Mossack Fonseca dumps Laolu Saraki, Kofi Annan’s son
The Saraki family owns a string of assets in tax havens which the Senate President failed to declare as required by Nigerian law.
SPECIAL REPORT: Despite population surge, many Lagos residents reject family planning
The women give various reasons for rejecting family planning with experts saying those reasons are myths.
SPECIAL REPORT: Lagos govt’s attitude to poor residents raised amidst Oworonshoki Waterfront project
Residents and activists fear the massive project by the Lagos government will follow previous ones that led to suffering of poor residents.
SPECIAL REPORT: Lagos Forgotten Communities: How IDPs suffer in Nigeria’s wealthiest state (1)
The victims include children who along with their parents fled the Boko Haram insurgency in North-east Nigeria.
INVESTIGATION: Inside Nigeria’s drivers’ licence fraud and how officials dupe applicants (1)
Regulatory officials take bribe and collude to help applicants obtain drivers licences without undergoing stipulated measures.
More MDAs violate audit law under Buhari than previous govts – Nigeria’s Auditor-General
The Auditor-General recommends sanctions that should be meted on defaulting MDAs and their heads.
SPECIAL REPORT: Boko Haram: Remembering Nigeria’s fallen heroes
At least 144 gallant soldiers lost their lives in a surprise attack in Gudumbali.
EXCLUSIVE: Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun skips NYSC, forges certificate
The minister risks prosecution for violating the NYSC Act, and for forgery.
SPECIAL REPORT: How Buhari’s govt detained Nigerian journalist for two years without trial
The newspaper publisher has been in the custody of the State Security Service without trial since July 2016
INVESTIGATION: How Lagos lawmakers abandon multimillion naira constituency projects despite funding
Health centres, low cost housing and other projects are left uncompleted despite federal funding.
SPECIAL REPORT: How Buhari’s N-Power programme is transforming lives, improving education
Investigation in three different states show the main challenge is apprehension by beneficiaries of ‘what next after N-Power.”
EXCLUSIVE: Seychelles begins probe of Saraki, wife, for alleged money laundering
The Senate President is also under scrutiny on multiple fronts in Nigeria
SPECIAL REPORT: How Nigeria loses trillions of Naira to deep offshore oil explorations
Other countries make billions of dollars from similar deep offshore wells.
SPECIAL REPORT: Despite successes, payment hitches, insufficient cooks, others slow Buhari’s school feeding programme
The programme is widely praised, but there are complaints across some states.
INVESTIGATION: Collapse of Public Schools: Inside the first-class schools children of Akwa Ibom elite attend
These exotic schools are in sharp contrast with the ramshackle schools children of the majority poor attend.